Careers at Detroit Mountain

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    Detroit Mountain creates a unique work environment as a world-class, four-seasons recreation area in the heart of Lakes Country. We provide a variety of positions and career growth opportunities to all that have a passion for recreation and excellent customer service. We strive to be the best by providing our staff with a "grow our own" program allowing those with a passion and strong work ethic the chance at leadership opportunities. Hard work flows from the top down with our leaders setting the example of what going above and beyond looks like. Check out a career like none other.

    Staff at ski lift
    Rental shop employee adjusting skis
    Detroit Mountain Staff at top of lift
    Skier walking out to the slope in front of the chalet

    Lift Operator

    Outside Operations

    Lift Operators provide primary service and maintain constant attention for all guests and employees as they load, ride, and unload from lifts. This position requires a high level of observation skills and the ability to work in a variety of positions at different lifts both ground and aerial. Must be capable of walking on uneven terrain and snow and ice, shoveling snow, bending, stooping, and sitting for extended periods of time. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside winter weather conditions, and frequently works near moving mechanical parts.

    Hourly: Positions vary based on experience starting at $11

    Part Time Winter Seasonal

    Support Team Member

    Inside Operations

    Using an eye for detail and a passion for providing excellent internal and external customer service, the DM Support Team Member will model safety, friendliness, appearance, and efficiency to create a world class experience for all guests. This position involves working in a variety of areas as needed including but not limited too: Ticketing, Rentals, Cafe, Concession, Gift Shop, Guest Services.

    Hourly: Minimum Wage

    Part time

    COVID-19 Considerations

    As we're all very aware things have changed since last winter and skiing may look a little different this year. To keep our staff and guests safe we are working diligently to keep up with and implement the latest COVID-19 safety precautions.

    Job Application Form

    Paper applications are available onsite or via mail by contacting us at info@detroitmountain.com for Lodge Hours to pick up an application or to have one mailed to you please email us your full name and full mailing address. Those needing assistance with application please contact at 218.844.7669.

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      A résumé is not required, but if you have one that you would like to send us, you can email it to info@detroitmountain.com.  Please use your first & last name in the file name.